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Film Lecture: Out of Africa

Film Lecture: Out of Africa

In early 20th-century Kenya, Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep), who goes on to become the writer Isak Dinesen, runs a coffee plantation with her husband. To Karen’s astonishment, she soon discovers herself falling in love with the land, its people, and a free-spirited big-game hunter (Robert Redford).

Winner of 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. 1985 – 161 minutes – Color – Rated PG.

Part of Librarian Doug Swiszcz's film lecture series, Off the Beaten Path, with pre-film commentary by Doug and a short discussion to follow. Free and open to all, registration recommended.

Other Films in this Series: August 17: Nomadland (2020)

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barrington Public Library
  In-person Adult Program